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2008-08-04 13:20:29

Deep beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean, geochemist Andrea Koschinsky says she has discovered the hottest water ever to be found on Earth. "It's water, but not as we know it," she said. The fluid can be seen flowing from two black smokers, named Two Boats and Sisters Peak, more than 3 kilometers below the surface of the ocean. It is in what scientists call a "supercritical" state that has never been seen before. Koschinsky said the fluid is in between a gas and a liquid, and could...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.